Olanakwe (oh - LA - näk - way) is the word for “children” in Hadzane, the language of the Hadzabe people.

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Olanakwe (oh - LA - näk –way) is the word for “children” in Hadzane, the language of the Hadzabe people.

Hadzabe

The word "Hadzabe" refers to the  population of hunter-gatherers residing in Northern Tanzania. It is the word that the community uses to identify itself, literally meaning "people" of their tribe.

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Hadzane

The word "Hadzane" refers to the  language of the Hadzabe people. Many scientists think that this click-based language is an "isolate, a unique language all its own.

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Our logo is a guinea fowl feather - which is used to fletch arrows. This logo was selected by community representatives as a symbol of their culture.